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Geologic Formation
The Burren , County Clare
Witness the natural wonder of The Burren, an area that is both rocky and fertile. “Burren” comes from an Irish word meaning “a rocky place,”
Tours from $38
Geologic Formation
Cliffs of Moher , Liscannor
Leaning out over the ocean, Cliffs of Moher represent the rugged side of coastal Ireland. The imposing cliffs rise more than 200 m (700 ft) a
Scattery Island , Kilrush
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Duration: 13 hours
Join us on our Cliffs of Moher tour as we discover some of the most dramatic cliffs in Ireland. We take an unforgettable journey to the Wild Atlantic Way where you are rewarded with dramatic and breathtaking views that are nothing short of amazing. Along with your fellow travellers, discover the best of Ireland’s dramatic coastline including the Burren and the bohemian city of Galway.
Book on Viator from $70
Doolin Cave , Doolin
See one of the largest free-hanging stalactites in the world at Doolin Cave. J.M. Dickenson and Brian Varley, members of an English caving cl
Tours from $24
Scenic Walking Area

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Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing · Beaches · Golf Courses
Home to a renowned gulf club, Lahinch has become better known as a surfing spot in recent years. Situated on County Clare's northwest coast, this seaside resort provides a haven for surfers and even has its own surf school. The many earth forts and medieval ruins make it obvious that the village was inhabited in ancient times. Ride the waves, kayak, or explore the coastline's historical sights here, then experience the village's restaurants, bars, and lodging, which have popped up to accommodate tourists. Find what you're looking for from your Lahinch holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy Ireland tour planner.

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Where to stay in Lahinch

The beach and town center are within walking distance of each other, so choosing a place to stay doesn't have to be a toss-up in Lahinch. Most visitors to this coastal destination come for the famous surfing or golf course, but the town offers plenty of options for every kind of visitor and budget. The town's hostel is popular with young surfers or backpackers traveling on a shoestring budget, while cozy bed and breakfasts, vacation home rentals, and fine hotels are a good fit for those with a bit more to spend.
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